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Gin
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Rating

4.6 / 5
The Gin cocktail, a classic concoction with a sophisticated flair, stands out with its harmonious blend of ingredients that cater to enthusiasts of refined drinks. At its core, this cocktail ... more The Gin cocktail, a classic concoction with a sophisticated flair, stands out with its harmonious blend of ingredients that cater to enthusiasts of refined drinks. At its core, this cocktail features a generous measure of gin, complemented by the aromatic addition of Boker's bitters and a hint of sweetness from sugar syrup, all brightened by a splash of orange liqueur. Served in a sleek cocktail glass, the Gin cocktail presents a balanced mix of citrus and herbal notes, making it an elegant choice for those who appreciate the art of cocktail making. Its distinctive composition and flavor profile make it a staple in the cocktail scene, appealing to a broad audience looking for a timeless drink with a modern twist.
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Base ingredient
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Gin
Alcohol content
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34% | 2.55 units *
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Classic

Cocktail glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
60ml 2oz 6cl
2 dashes 2 dashes 2 dashes
This ingredient has been discontinued, too rare or not relevant to be included in our My Bar functionality
5ml 0.17oz 0.5cl
10ml ⅓oz 1cl

Cocktail Colin says:

5/5

The Gin cocktail is a symphony of simplicity and sophistication, where the sharpness of the gin is elegantly balanced by the subtle sweetness of sugar syrup and the zesty kick from orange liqueur. Boker's bitters lend an aromatic complexity that elevates this drink far beyond the ordinary, making it a refined choice for those who cherish nuanced flavors in their cocktails.

Method
How to make a Gin

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Begin by adding all the ingredients into a mixing glass filled with ice, ensuring everything will be nicely chilled
Stir the mixture gently yet thoroughly for 10-15 seconds to combine the flavors without diluting them too much
Once stirred, proceed to strain the mix using a fine strainer to catch any unwanted ice chips or fragments
Pour the strained cocktail into a glass that has been chilled beforehand to keep your drink cooler for longer
Enjoy your expertly mixed drink, ideally served immediately to savor its full flavor profile

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·  Stir  ·  Strain  · 

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FAQ's

ORIGINS_HISTORY

What is the origin of Gin?

Gin originated in Holland in the 17th century. It was initially used for medicinal purposes and later became popular in England, especially during the period known as the 'Gin Craze' in the 18th century.

FAQ

What are Boker's bitters, and how do they affect the cocktail?

Boker's bitters are a traditional bitter that were very popular in the 19th century. They're known for their cardamom, mallow, and bark flavors, adding a complex, herbal note to cocktails which complements the juniper flavor of gin.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

How can I adjust the sweetness of the cocktail?

To adjust the sweetness of the cocktail, you can vary the amount of sugar syrup to taste. Increasing the syrup will make the cocktail sweeter, while reducing it will make the cocktail less sweet.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

What is the significance of the alcohol content in this cocktail?

The alcohol content of 34% indicates the strength and potency of the cocktail. It's relatively high, meaning the cocktail is strong and should be consumed moderation. The alcohol content can affect the taste, mouthfeel, and the overall experience of the drink.

FAQ

Why is the cocktail served in a cocktail glass, and does the glass type matter?

The cocktail is served in a cocktail glass, often referred to as a martini glass, to enhance the drinking experience. The design of the glass showcases the cocktail's color, preserves the aroma, and maintains the temperature. Yes, the glass type matters as it can affect both the presentation and enjoyment of the cocktail.

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